Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
GMP Securities 0% 0% 100% 100.0%
Cantor Fitzgerald 0% 0% 100% 100.0%
finnCap 0% 100% 0% 100.0%
Panmure Gordon 15% 38% 31% 84.7%
N+1 Singer 0% 40% 40% 80.0%
Investec 38% 13% 25% 75.0%
Berenberg 25% 25% 25% 75.0%
Haitong Securities 43% 14% 14% 71.5%
Societe Generale 0% 10% 60% 70.0%
Numis 19% 38% 10% 66.6%
Exane BNP Paribas 16% 16% 34% 65.8%
Peel Hunt 17% 26% 22% 65.2%
Morgan Stanley 16% 21% 26% 63.2%
AlphaValue 13% 50% 0% 62.5%
Liberum Capital 19% 30% 14% 62.1%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
Haitong Securities 42.86%
Investec 37.50%
Berenberg 25.00%
Credit Suisse 23.08%
Bryan Garnier 20.00%
Numis 19.05%
Liberum Capital 18.92%
Macquarie 18.18%
Jefferies International 17.86%
Peel Hunt 17.39%
Goldman Sachs 17.39%
Barclays Capital 17.07%
Deutsche Bank 16.00%
Exane BNP Paribas 15.79%
Morgan Stanley 15.79%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.
Broker Good Sell
GMP Securities 100.00%
Cantor Fitzgerald 100.00%
Societe Generale 60.00%
N+1 Singer 40.00%
JP Morgan Cazenove 34.48%
Exane BNP Paribas 34.21%
Shore Capital 33.33%
HSBC 33.33%
Beaufort Securities 33.33%
RBC Capital Markets 31.25%
Panmure Gordon 30.77%
Citigroup 27.78%
Morgan Stanley 26.32%
Goldman Sachs 26.09%
Investec 25.00%

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.
Broker Moderate Sell
finnCap 100.00%
AlphaValue 50.00%
N+1 Singer 40.00%
Panmure Gordon 38.46%
Numis 38.10%
Canaccord Genuity 30.00%
Liberum Capital 29.73%
Peel Hunt 26.09%
Berenberg 25.00%
Morgan Stanley 21.05%
Shore Capital 20.00%
JP Morgan Cazenove 17.24%
Deutsche Bank 16.00%
Exane BNP Paribas 15.79%
Credit Suisse 15.38%

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Kepler Cheuvreux 100.00%
Davy Research 100.00%
Goodbody 100.00%
Beaufort Securities 66.67%
Citigroup 61.11%
Bryan Garnier 60.00%
Macquarie 59.09%
HSBC 52.38%
Credit Suisse 50.00%
Canaccord Genuity 50.00%
Goldman Sachs 47.83%
Jefferies International 46.43%
Barclays Capital 46.34%
Deutsche Bank 44.00%
RBC Capital Markets 43.75%